Stories tagged: Guinness Book of World Records
UPDATED: Sat., Oct. 24, 2015, 9:39 p.m.
Chewelah smashes jack-o-lantern world record
The town of Chewelah smashed the record established by Irvine, California, last year for the most lighted jack-o-lanterns, assembling 1,951 of the glowing gourds on the chilly streets Saturday evening.
Sun., Nov. 23, 2014
Flannel falls short
The University of Maine has fallen short in its quest to break the world record for having the most people in one place wearing flannel apparel. The university had called …
Tue., Oct. 25, 2011
100? Really? Prove it
Centenarian marathoner Fauja Singh won’t have a spot in the Guinness World Book of Records after all. The 100-year-old Singh attracted worldwide attention when he completed the Scotiabank Toronto Waterfront …
Thu., Sept. 23, 2010
Liberty Lake skateboarder sets world record
Cohl Orebaugh, a 14-year-old skateboarder from Liberty Lake, set a world record Saturday for blunts and fakies accomplished in an hour. “I thought I did pretty good,” he said.
Thu., Sept. 16, 2010
Liberty Lake teen hopes to set Guinness world record
There are many 14-year-old boys in the area who love their skateboards. They spend hours at the skate parks doing tricks called ollies and kickflips and rock ’n’ rolls. But …
Sun., June 20, 2010
Trio sees the USA in world record time
Three men traversed the contiguous 48 states in 97 hours and 7 minutes: a time good enough to break the Guinness World Record. Their journey, which began Tuesday at Lookout …
Wed., June 16, 2010
Trio plans to hit 48 states in 96 hours
Three men drove west from Lookout Pass on Tuesday in an attempt to break their own world record. They left in a rented van provided by Enterprise, one of their …